Cumin Rubbed Chicken with Avocado Salsa


Browned chicken breasts with cumin are served with a chunky salsa made with avocado, cucumber, tomato and fresh cilantro.

4 servings


  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided

  • ½ teaspoon cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon ground red pepper, or more to taste

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 4 (4 ounce) boneless skinless chicken breast halves

  • 1 fully ripened Avocado from Mexico, halved, pitted, peeled and cubed

  • 1 cup chopped tomato

  • ½ cup diced cucumber

  • ¼ cup diced red onion

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice


  1. In small bowl, combine 1/2 teaspoon of the salt, the cumin and pepper; rub on chicken.

  2. In large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add chicken; cook, turning occasionally, until no longer pink in the center, about 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine Avocado, tomato, cucumber, onion, cilantro and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  4. Serve over cumin-rubbed chicken with whole grain couscous or rice, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

254 Calories
12g Fat
9g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 254
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 664mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 28g
Vitamin C 17mg 83%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 711mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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